Fall seven times - stand up eight. ~Japanese Proverb
Monday, November 15, 2010
Overcoming obstacles one at a time
Your goals may not come easy. There is no accomplishment without work, and no "win" without something to beat. It's easy to get discouraged when roadblocks appear--in fact, it's only natural. You've invested time and emotion into creating the perfect plan, and then something has to come along and muck it all up. Sometimes, though, all you have to do to beat that barrier is to get back up and move forward again. Obstacles are like the Wizard behind the curtain--they're a lot less intimidating once you see them up close. Next time you take a step back, don't let guilt pile it on top of your previous "stumbles." Just take two steps forward and you're still farther along than you were before. It doesn't matter how many walls you face. You only have to get the better of that last one.
I've had a lot of obstacles in the last 2 years but I'm still here and still trying to get over these roadblocks. There are days where I just want to quit, just want to give in but somehow I get through the day and move forward the next day.
I'll get there, it just might take some time.